Nature and Environment

Agencies Rush to Get Ready for Wildfire Season Following Shutdown

Feb 4, 2019 Things like trainings, prescribed burns and hiring had to be put off during the partial government shutdown.

Not So Fast on the Drought Plan: State and Feds Disagree

Feb 1, 2019 Federal officials said Arizona did not make the deadline.

Roundtable: Government Reopening, Water Conservation, New AZ Republican Chair

Feb 1, 2019 Plus, Southern Arizona journalists ask, "Is bipartisanship truly a priority in the Arizona Legislature?"

VW Doles Out Last of Settlement Owed to Arizona Consumers

Feb 1, 2019 The checks, each worth $1,000, are part of a $40 million settlement reached in May 2018.

Stakeholders Reflect On Deadline Passage of Arizona Drought Plan

Jan 31, 2019 Lawmakers adopted a plan that stakeholders have been negotiating since last summer.

A Fascination for Fishing Cats

Jan 31, 2019 A University of Arizona scientist is helping the rare and unique felines.

Thursday Marks Last Day for Arizona to Approve Drought Plan

Jan 31, 2019 The Legislature must pass a water-use plan today or the federal government will step in.

"Dazzle Ships" in Tucson

Jan 30, 2019 Also on Arizona Spotlight: UA scientist studies "fishing cats"; Rain Pryor talks about "Fried Chicken & Latkes"; and two moments in time from poet Brother Be.

UA Conservationist Helps Water-Loving Feline Survive

Jan 30, 2019 Fishing cats of Southeast Asia are threatened by loss of habitat.

Documentary On Plight of Endangered Porpoise Heading to Sundance

Jan 29, 2019 The documentary follows the plight of the Sea of Cortez's vaquita marina, which is on the verge of extinction.

Raw Sewage From Sonora Reaches Nogales, Arizona

Jan 28, 2019 Overflow from a sewage treatment plant flowed across the border into the Nogales Wash.

Deadline Nears for Colorado River Drought Plan

Jan 28, 2019 Arizona's plan has yet to be approved the the state Legislature, while other six states have already agreed to plans.

Wading Into Colorado River Negotiations

Jan 24, 2019 Time is almost up for Arizona to approve a drought contingency plan.

Volunteers Say Shutdown is Curtailing Vital Work at Wildlife Refuge

Jan 24, 2019 Work is being left undone at the Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge as volunteers can't access facilities or use tools.

"Call Him Mac": The Political Legacy of Ernest W. McFarland

Jan 23, 2019 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Bobcats in the Backyard; Making Music in the Name of Literacy; and a Taste of Vegan Mexican Food

Sierra Vista to Run Controlled Burns Next Week

Jan 18, 2019 City hopes to head off mosquito growth near wastewater facility.

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